Business

Goldman Downgrades Tiffany Citing Slow Turn on High-End Business

clock September 22, 2017Evan Clark

Fashion

German Museum Details Jil Sander Solo Exhibition

clock September 23, 2017WWD Staff

Fashion

Missoni RTW Spring 2018

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Rene Caovilla

Footwear

René Caovilla Launches Mentorship Program

The footwear brand is supported by Vogue Talents in the selection of up to three candidates who will be able to join the company and develop a capsule collection.

clock September 19, 2017Alessandra Turra

Marco Zanini

Designer and Luxury

Marco Zanini to Unveil Second Chapter of The Santoni Edited Collection

The designer is launching the “Edited: Trip” book developed in collaboration with photographer Tim Hill and James Aubrey Finnigan.

clock September 19, 2017Alessandra Turra

Jimmy ChooAthena Calderone hosts Vogue and Jimmy Choo event, New York, USA - 14 Jul 2017

Financial

Jimmy Choo Investors OK $1.2B Acquisition by Michael Kors

Shareholders representing a majority of Choo’s equity voted in favor of the merger.

clock September 18, 2017Kali Hays

Aerosoles

Financial

Aerosoles Files Chapter 11, Looks to Cut Stores

The private equity-back women’s shoe brand filed for bankruptcy in Delaware.

clock September 15, 2017Kali Hays

Birdies

Financial

Birdies Takes in $2M Seed

The San Francisco footwear firm has plans to open a Union Street store.

clock September 12, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Allbirds San Francisco store

Footwear

Footwear Maker Allbirds Nabs $17.5M Series B

The sustainable shoe brand says the capital infusion will go towards scaling at retail and abroad.

clock September 5, 2017Kari Hamanaka

Jimmy ChooAthena Calderone hosts Vogue and Jimmy Choo event, New York, USA - 14 Jul 2017

Financial

Jimmy Choo Strength in Asia Seen Supporting Kors’ New Regional Focus

Michael Kors may be shifting its focus away from the Americas and onto Asia, where it and new acquisition Jimmy Choo are both growing.

clock August 31, 2017Kali Hays

Gilles Assor

Fashion Scoops

Repetto Appoints Gilles Assor as CEO for the Americas

Assor looks to multiply the brand’s U.S. business by six times within the next two years.

clock August 14, 2017Misty White Sidell

Street StyleStreet Style, Day 8, Autum Winter 2017, Paris Fashion Week, France - 07 Mar 2017

Legal

Chanel and Adidas Seeking Millions From Counterfeiters

The companies may be on opposite ends of the fashion spectrum, but they’re both going after counterfeiters on Amazon and elsewhere for tens of millions of dollars.

clock August 11, 2017Kali Hays

Sebago iconic boat shoes

Mergers and Acquisitions

Basic Net Acquires Sebago Footwear Label

The Italian group paid $14.25 million euros for the activity formerly owned by Wolverine World Wide Inc.

clock August 2, 2017Alessandra Turra

Fall ads for Salvatore Ferragamo

Media

Salvatore Ferragamo Taps Walter Pfeiffer for Fall Ads

The new campaign, fronted by Xiao Wen Ju, Aymeline Valade and Kit Butler, marks a departure for the brand.

clock July 13, 2017Luisa Zargani

A style from Samuele Failli fall 2017 collection

Footwear

Barneys New York Secures Two-Year Exclusive on Samuele Failli Footwear Brand

The Italian women’s footwear brand, designed by the namesake designer, made its debut with the fall season.

clock July 10, 2017Alessandra Turra

Balenciaga

Legal

Balenciaga Ends Design Patent Fight With Bernardo Sandals

Bernardo had accused the luxury brand of using a patented design for its popular stud sandals.

clock July 6, 2017Kali Hays

Converse All Stars on display

Legal

Wal-Mart, Skechers and New Balance Say Converse Chuck Design Too Common for Protection

The mega-retailer and other brands are still fighting a Converse trademark covering the designs of its popular Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker.

clock June 29, 2017Kali Hays

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Retail

Aldo Emphasizes DNA in Updated Strategies

David Bensadoun, chief executive officer of Aldo Group Inc. discusses maintaining the company’s Canadian legacy, appealing to Millennials and celebrating its sustainability efforts.

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The Original Nineties Supermodels Close Versace Show as a Tribute to Gianni

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